Best for First Date in Manchester

Take the stress out of your first date with that someone special with our hand picked list. With a bar or restaurant to suit any style of date (and any wallet size too), Manchester has got you covered from stylish champagne bars to rustic restaurants. So if you're looking for the perfect place to wine and dine your crush on a first date, look no further than our list of recommended venues in Manchester. Enjoy!

Last updated on 18th March 2019




Looking for something a little different? Then prepare to be entertained with something silly at All Star Lanes. One of the best places in the country for a fun bowling sesh, there's classic cocktails, mouthwatering American-inspired food and plush booths to snuggle up in.

Bottomless Brunch and 3 other offers

First dates are always a nerve-wracking adventure, so how about a bar in the city that will do the calming of nerves for you? Cool, enigmatic and serving up some seriously swanky vibes, The Refinery is serving up a stunning roster of cocktails and all day dining.

Looking for a great place to eat on a first date in Manchester? With stunning food, affordable cocktails and a vibrant atmosphere, Revolucion De Cuba is a prime choice. Snag a table at this South America-inspired spot and enjoy a taste of the Latin life in amongst piled plates and tasty drinks.

Cloud 23

6 user reviews 4

Thursday Sunday Club

Spectacular views from the top of Beetham Tower in the Hilton make Cloud 23 a date night heaven. This rooftop bar offers champagne and cocktails, as well as, a global bottled beer selection and afternoon tea. Ceiling to floor windows make this the perfect setting to impress someone special.

Banyan Corn Exchange

756 user reviews 4

Fizz Friday - £20 Prosecco all day and 1 other offer

Taking up residency in the Corn Exchange, there's a wonderfully stylish and relaxed feel to Banyan. Open for mid-day coffee and cake, a dinner date or just a few chilled out cocktails, it's an easy-going place to get to know somebody new. Think cocktails and homely yet simple food.

Be At One Manchester

361 user reviews 5

Summer Package: Mix & Match 4 Summer Cocktail for £20

Sexy with a side of sultry, Be At One is the cocktail boozer you can count on when it comes to taking your first date on a boozy night out in Manchester. Not only boasting one of the best happy hours in Manchester for you pocket friendly folk, there's plush interiors and a fun vibe to boot.

The Living Room Manchester

231 user reviews 4

Pre Show Dining and 1 other offer

Whether you're in the mood for a tasty dinner, boozy brunch or charming afternoon tea, this Deansgate favourite is a top choice. Bringing you a fabulous selection of food and drink within light and airy interiors, you can get to know each other in your own private booth over a dreamy meal.